Food and Culinary Tours India
Indian cuisine is one of the most varied and interesting cuisines in the world. Influenced heavily by the many religions of India, as well as its time under Islamic rule, almost each state of India has its own special dishes to try. Travel Jaunts’ India tours for food lovers stimulate all your five senses – you can smell the aroma of food, feel the textures, hear the food being made, see the dishes and of course, relish the food at the end. The food tours of India take you from the markets in Delhi to the beaches of Goa.
If you would like to know some of the best food tour opportunities in India, read more.
6 Best food tours in India
Hyderabad Food Tour
Located on the glittering banks of the River Musi, Hyderabad is the perfect blend of natural beauty and civilization development. Known for its perfect Biryani, irani chai, art, and for having the stamp of history, it is the perfect place for the cultural enthusiast in you.
Best time to go to Hyderabad – Perfect for shopping, sampling the delicious cuisine, and sightseeing, November till February are heaven for tourists.
Where to stay in Hyderabad – Hyderabad has plenty of hotels, hostels and homestays, located close to major tourist spots and eateries.
How to go to Hyderabad – Hyderabad is well-connected to Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore by air and train. From Bangalore, it can be easily reached by road as well.
Hyderabad Festival dates – The Deccan Festival, to be held between 25 and 29 February 2020, is the most thrilling gathering of art and culture enthusiasts around the country.
To eat your way around this city, take the Hyderabad old city food walking tour.
Mumbai Food Tour
Known lovingly as “the food capital of India”, this city features streets upon streets of delicious goodness, ranging from street food to high-class cuisine, making it the perfect place for food tours in India.
Best time to go to Indore – While Indore summers are famously scorching, the months of July-March are pleasant, cool and filled with occasional showers.
Where to stay in Indore – Indore has several wonderful tourist accommodations, close to all the important tourist destinations.
How to go to Indore – Indore Airport is well-connected, with direct flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
Take the best Indore street food tour with Travel Jaunt.
Lucknow Food Tour
From the era of the nawabs, Lucknow has evolved into a city with delicious kebabs, and the home of tabla and sitar players. Visit the city that was voted in 2015 as the second happiest city in India, to experience some authentic Lucknowi cuisine!
Best time to go to Lucknow – From October to March, the weather is pleasant and perfect for sightseeing.
Where to stay in Lucknow – Lucknow has several wonderful tourist accommodations, close to all the important tourist destinations.
How to go to Lucknow – Lucknow Airport is well-connected to Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi
Lucknow Festival dates 2020 – Between 24 January and 2 February, join the Mahotsav for plenty of ghazal nights, performances by celebrities, and delicious Lucknow food.
Kolkata Food Tour
The only Indian city to have a tram network, Kolkata is a jewel of the east, filled with plenty of food markets to explore and festivities to celebrate Experience the rich taste of Bengali cuisine by taking some of Travel Jaunts’ food walks in Kolkata.
Best time to visit Kolkata – Between October and February, there is pleasant weather and plenty of festivities.
Where to stay in Kolkata – Kolkata has several hotels, hostels and homestays throughout the city for toursits to stay.
How to go to Kolkata – Kolkata Airport is well-connected to Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
Goa Food Tour
A paradise of sun, sand and beaches, Goa is not just one of India’s most appreciated natural landscapes, but a hidden utopia of delicious and experimental cuisine. Goan food is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so definitely make your way here for some food tours.
Best time to go to Goa – While Goan summers help you experience the water and beaches, between November and March, the cool, breezy climate is perfect for seeing Goa’s culture.
Where to stay in Goa – Goa is full of excellent hostels and accommodations for tourists, conveniently located near most of the beaches and adventure spots .
How to go to Goa – Panaji Airport is well-connected to Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.
Goa Festival Dates 2020 – In February 2020, Goa celebrates the festive and energetic Goa Carnival, with the special attraction being a parade of colorful floats marching through the streets, and plenty of good music.
Delhi Food Tour
Delhi, the capital city of India – is a combination of the old and new. Amritsar, in Punjab, is revered worldwide not just for its Golden Temple, a cornerstone of Sikhism, but for its rich cuisine as well. Through Travel Jaunts, you can take food walks in Delhi, and experience Amritsar food tours.
Best time to go to Delhi and Amritsar – October-November and February-March are the best times to visit Delhi, while November-March is the perfect climate to see Amritsar.
How to go to Delhi and Amritsar – Both Delhi and Amritsar are well-connected from Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore through flight and train.
Where to stay in Delhi and Amritsar – Delhi and Amritsar have several hotels and accommodations for tourists.
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